Monday, 2nd October 2023


26 Sep
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable and schedule of activities for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo State.
21 Sep
The basic education model adopted by Nigerian states including Bayelsa, Edo, Lagos, Kwara has been commended at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA78). The commendation was given on the sidelines of the General Assembly at a Devex event organized to discuss the topic “Transforming Education: Overcoming crisis, improving learning Outcomes.” Speaking at a panel…
16 Aug
The Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki has warned his deputy, Philip Shaibu, not to think that ‘Emilokan’, a Yoruba word which simply means “it is my turn”, will work during the gubernatorial election in 2024. Obaseki said this even as the brawl between him and Shaibu appears to be very far from coming to an…
19 Jul
As the 2024 governorship election in Edo State draws near, the gubernatorial aspirant under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Honourable John Yakubu, has admonished his party members to bury their grievances and avoid making mistakes that can cost them victory at the poll.
11 Jun
The Edo State-born politician and educationist, Mr. Kenneth Imansuangbon, has stated that all that is required of him to clinch the Labour Party governorship ticket in Edo State if a free and fair primary election.
9 Jun
A catholic priest , identified as Rev. Fr. Charles Igechi, under the Benin Archdiocese has been allegedly shot dead by gunmen in Benin City, the Edo state capital.
7 Jun
Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City on Tuesday, June 6, 2023, sentenced 19 Internet fraudsters to prison for fraud.
7 Jun
Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has announced the reduction of working days for civil servants to three days a week to ease the challenges currently faced by the people due to the removal of fuel subsidy.
23 May
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Edo State Command on Monday disclosed that the command seized 4,225.96kg of psychotropic drugs from unauthorised persons between 2015 and 2023.
23 Feb
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), have stormed the Ujiogba Forest Reserve in Esan West LGA, Edo, and destroyed 7,286 kilograms (72.86 tons) of skunk and five hectares of its plantation.
17 Feb
Banks in Benin, the Edo capital on Thursday, halted their services to customers over the destruction of some of their facilities on Wednesday.
13 Jan
The Nigeria police force has lost an officer during a rescue mission of Edo Area Customary Court President, Precious Aigbonoga.


7 mins ago
The Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), David Ombugadu, as the new governor of the state.
15 mins ago
A court in the United Kingdom (UK) has granted a former Nigerian minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, bail in the sum of 70,000 pounds.
30 mins ago
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff. The appointment, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Mr Musa Krishi, takes effect from Oct17. Dan-Azumi is to take over from Mr. Wasiu…
47 mins ago
The National Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders has faulted the protest staged in London over the decision of the election petition tribunal that invalidated the election of Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state. The group's National secretary, Barr. Isabella Odunayo at a press conference in Abuja claimed that the protest was tantamount to…
1 hour ago
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
1 hour ago
The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
2 hours ago
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
2 hours ago
Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
2 hours ago
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…
2 hours ago
The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. 'Bosun Tijani, expressed excitement on Monday to release the draft Strategic Blueprint for the Ministry.